92 episodes

This is Inspire and Connect your Podcast for Life and Business…

A networking space with a difference. No awkward intros, NO death by Powerpoint, this is a place to meet your circle for life and business.

Introducing Laura Moss, Queen of Connection, and Ali Swift, your Wellness Wonderwoman, who will be bringing you inspiring discussions to encourage you to authentically connect with yourself, others and your business. With special guests, healthy debates and a lot of laughter along the way.

Inspire and Connect; Your Podcast for Life and Business Laura Moss and Ali Swift

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 47 Ratings

This is Inspire and Connect your Podcast for Life and Business…

A networking space with a difference. No awkward intros, NO death by Powerpoint, this is a place to meet your circle for life and business.

Introducing Laura Moss, Queen of Connection, and Ali Swift, your Wellness Wonderwoman, who will be bringing you inspiring discussions to encourage you to authentically connect with yourself, others and your business. With special guests, healthy debates and a lot of laughter along the way.

    91 Building strong relationships starts with YOU with Naomi and Martin

    91 Building strong relationships starts with YOU with Naomi and Martin

    In this episode we are joined by the wonderful Naomi and Martin from 'Just 1 to 11 it' who are relationship coaches and radio presenters on 'On Your Radio'. They help men and women build and maintain meaningful relationships with themselves and others.
    A topic close to our hearts; the connection we have with ourselves. We talk about this and why it is so important for connection with others. We speak about personal experience, things that have helped us over time and what we can be doing to form stronger and healthier relationships throughout our lives.
    These conversations are so important to have so we can help our children build strong relationships in our lives.
    We discuss;
    The mportance of relationship with ourselves and impact it has on relationship with other The importance of communication Freedom in a relationship Commitment in relationships Advice to a younger you who’s just starting a new relationship Please connect with us using the links below. Connect with Naomi and Martin here
     
    Inspire and Connect Come and connect with us here.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    90 We are in a culture of 'shoulds' with Jo McMeechan

    90 We are in a culture of 'shoulds' with Jo McMeechan

    Jo McMeechan, SEN Parent, Founder and Director of not for profit SENstory Group supporting children and young people with additonal needs to access therapy. Jo offers equine therapies, coaching for businesses and inclusion training.
    Jo is a speaker and Amazon No.1 Best Seller and we have thoroughly enjoyed this conversation. 
    Join us in this episode where we speak to Jo McMeechan (aka Jo McChicken) and cover so many great topics;
    Barriers of neurodiversity within her family and going through a mental health crisis The school system and the failings to neurodiverse children The difficulty in asking schools to meet the needs of children as the spectrum is so vast Neurodivergence isn't a super power Importance of Self-Awareness  Whats your crystonite? The wood fork? haha (listen to find out) The first step is having the conversations Neurodiversity and entrepreneurs Wellbeing in corporate Quick wins on making your business more inclusive; adding descriptors and making your website more accessible Equine therapy; what it is and how it supports people Spirtuality v Science  
    Connect with us here;
    Jo McMeechan
    Follow her on socials, download free resources, check out her website and book some training
     
    Inspire and Connect
    Follow us on socials, find a local meet up and download our free '7 ways to connect with YOU' guide.

    • 59 min
    89 Grief through special occasions

    89 Grief through special occasions

    Join Laura and Ali in this episode where they talk about grief and those special occasions. 
     
    Grief can happen at any time throughout our lives; the loss of a loved one, divorce or break down of a friendship. The feelings of grief can be heightened during those special occasions, from birthdays to Christmas, it can feel heavy when it should feel happy.
     
    There is no right or wrong way to navigate this but Ali and Laura share their personal experience with you in this episode.
     
    If you need help or support please reach out to Laura and Ali admin@inspireandconnect.co.uk or for more urgent support with your mental health or wellbeing please call the Samaritians 028 9066 4422***. 
     
    ***these details were correct at the time of releasing this episode December 2023.
     
    Please connect with Inspire and Connect below;
    https://www.inspireandconnect.co.uk/links
     

    • 31 min
    Feeling safe to explore more about YOU and Spirituality with Carol-Ann Reid

    Feeling safe to explore more about YOU and Spirituality with Carol-Ann Reid

    We are joined by Carol-Ann Reid and I just knew it would be a match made in heaven. I knew before recording that Ali and Carol Anne would get along so well. This episode is Unedited with dogs barking talk haha!
    Carol Ann Reid is a life and business coach, podcaster, author, HeartHealer™ and mum to twin boys. This conversation will feed your soul. We talk about HeartHealing™, Awakening, Parent Wounds, Chakras, share experiences of Anxiety, the power of our senses and sooo much more.
    We recorded this episode just 4 months after losing my Dad to suicide. After recording I reached out to Carol-Ann and she supported me in processing what I was going through. This is such a beautiful woman inside and out and I can’t wait for you to listen to this episode and connect with her too.
     
    Trigger warning! We discuss Suicide
    What is HeartHealing™; Enoughness wound 
    Parent wounds
    Heart Chakra and link between shoulders/relationships
    What an awakening is for us?
    Power of our senses
    Share experiences of anxiety
    What Carol-Ann does to support herself as a busy Mum and someone who helps others with their healing
    Crystals, oracle cards and essential oils
    Get curious; our fear killed curiosity
    Feeling safe to explore more about you and your spirituality
    Embracing the weird and woo

    Connect with us
    Carol-Ann Reid
    https://www.facebook.com/carolann.reid.88
    https://www.instagram.com/carolannreidcoach/
    https://www.carolannreid.com/
     
    Inspire and Connect
    www.inspireandconnect.co.uk/links
     
     
     

    • 54 min
    Healing through grief; divorce and suicide

    Healing through grief; divorce and suicide

    Join Ali and Laura in this new series of episodes where they talk all about healing, grief, divorce and suicide.
    This weeks episode they discuss;
    What healing looks like for them Where they are in their journey now Do we prevent ourselves from healing? Comparing our grief or trauma to others Posting on social media about your experience Please share your feedback, rate and review so we can support more people going through the same.

    • 30 min
    What if we all achieved our full potential? with Sam Squire

    What if we all achieved our full potential? with Sam Squire

    Sam Squire is an Ignition coach at Inspire to Ignite which is a CIC company helping young people, who are not in education or employment, to set up a business for free.
    Sam has engaged with around 10,000 young people in the last 3 years some from the most deprived areas and many care leavers.
    Here are some of the topics we discuss in this inspirational episode with Sam;
    • The difficulty young people have when they are in housing and start earning
    • What Sam wants to do to change policy to a flawed system for those leaving the car system
    • Sam’s dream to have entrepreneurship on the curriculum
    • The experience employment has given us
    • Introducing an Entrepreneurial mindset to young people
    • How we support the young people’s mental health
    • The importance of connection for young people
    • Coaching v Counselling
    • Are the digital CV’s replacing the traditional paper CV?
    • Great stories about young people smashing the entrepreneurial world!
    • Why should we be curious? Does this help us be successful?
     
    Connect with us here;
    Sam Squire
    https://www.facebook.com/curiousentrepreneursuk
    https://www.instagram.com/aspirewithsquire/
    Inspire and Connect
    https://www.inspireandconnect.co.uk/links
     

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

Floppy1974! ,

Interesting and thought provoking content.

As an avid podcast listener, I only recently discovered this podcast. I’ve listened to quite a few episodes now and love Laura and Ali’s interviewing style which is fun, inquisitive, sensitive and thought provoking. This is women talking to women at its very best. I’m looking forward to catching up on the rest 🌙🌟💫

KatieCareyRead ,

Great podcast

Wonderful podcast Laura... love your content. Highly recommended.

Princessdandyrichbrandywine ,

An inspiring and uplifting podcast ⭐️

Thanks for these episodes Laura, an inspiring, insightful and uplifting podcast that every woman can get something out of 💫

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